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Nations of the Southwest - HC
Nations of the Southwest - HC
Nations of the Southwest - HC
9780778703747 | In Stock
The Southwest region was home to some of the earliest inhabitants of North America. The diverse landscapes of deserts, mountains, and rivers provided food, shelter, and raw materials to ancient cultures as well as later groups, such as the Apache, Comanche, Hopi, Navajo, Zuni, and many others. This book uses vivid images and detailed text to describe:
• types of dwellings used by various nations, including hogans and pueblos
• nomadic and sedentary lifestyles
• different methods of gathering and cultivating both wild plants and tended crops
• arts and crafts, including the pottery, baskets, jewelry, and blankets for which this region is world famous
• family relations and organization
• the effects of contact with Europeans and Americans Teacher’s guide available.

Reading Level: Gr. 4
Interest Level: Gr. 3-6
Guided Reading Level: Q
Binding: Hardcover
Series: Native Nations of North America
Author(s): Amanda Bishop, Bobbie Kalman

Size: 8 ½″ × 10 ¾″
No. of Pages: 32
Index Included: Yes
Glossary Included: Yes

ATOS: 6.8
Dewey: 979.2
Lexile: 1050L
Copyright: 2003

Nations of the Southwest

“...this is a good text for understanding the differences and similarities between the tribes and clans in the Southwest....” —Cynthia Whisennand, Irving ISD librarian, 08/12